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Covered Bridge Festival

The mission of the Ashtabula County Covered Bridge Festival is to promote Ashtabula County, to help in the preservation & maintenance of it's bridges by planning an annual family oriented festival in a rural community atmosphere and by providing education to the public about its historic covered bridges.

The Ashtabula County Covered Bridge Festival is held the 2nd weekend in October. We have 19 bridges in all. The shortest and the longest in the USA.

2019 Covered Bridge Festival Publication (download)

Smolen Bridge

Big Bridge Dinner

Tickets are $60 each, and benefit the Festival and a restoration project at S. Denmark Bridge. Tickets available from the Ashtabula County Covered Bridge Festival office in the basement of the old courthouse in Jefferson, OH and from our Store. Business casual dinner in the beautiful Smolen Gulf Bridge.

  • Music by the Fred Barringer Trio
  • BBQ Dinner with Amish Fry Pies
  • Chinese Auction
  • Wine Pull
  • Quilt Raffle

Saturday July 18, 2020

Social Hour 4 - 5pm

Dinner 5 - 7pm

2020 Big Bridge Dinner Facebook Event

Parking Map (download)

Our Bridges

We are glad you have come to see and learn about our Historic Covered Bridges.

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2018 Covered Bridge Queen
Olivia Reynolds

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The 37th Annual Covered Bridge Festival will be held on October 10 - 11, 2020.

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Thanks to the help of our Corporate Sponsors and Friends.

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